Archive - Obituary
November 23rd, 2012
Richard L. Rasberry, 56, of Celina, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1956, in Celina, to James Rasberry and Dona Lauber, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 5, 1992, he married Michele Ann Gray, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 2000.
He is survived by two brothers, Mike (Janet) Rasberry of Celina and Garry (Annette) Moorman of Heartland, Mich.; a sister, Patrica (Dennis) Pruitt of Columbia, S.C.; a sister-in-law, Mary Rasberry of Polson, Mont.
Donald A. Smith, 80, of 277 Jack Oak Point Road, in St. Marys, died at 6:27 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born on May 11, 1932, in Wayland, Ky., to Virgil and Rena (Slone) Smith, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him in Allen, Ky.
On Sept. 24, 1952, in Martin, Ky., he married Elsie Hall, who survives.
Donald Smith, 80, of 277 Jack Oak Point Road, St. Marys, died on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Laura Roediger, 54, of 7720 Riley Road, Celina, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Sept. 3, 1958, in Dayton, to Charles and Nancy Gray, and they survive in Sidney.
On June 4, 1977, she married Jeff Roediger, and he survives.
She is survived by her sons, Nick (Brandi) and Chad (Halleh), both of Celina; a granddaughter; two brothers; a special cousin; her sister-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her sister.
Virginia Madeline Dicke, 82, of Ohio City, died at 9:33 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
She was born on Jan. 31, 1930, in Wapakoneta, to Frank Veit and Mary (Rinehart), and they preceded her in death.
On June 5, 1948, she married Donald Willis Dicke, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 2008.
Eileen C. Wright, 81, of 509 W. South St., New Knoxville, died at 2:18 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1931, in St. Marys, the daughter of Florenz and Clara (Klute) Schrolucke, and they preceded her in death.
She married Allen “Bud” Wright on Feb. 14, 1953, and he survives at the residence.
Eileen Wright, 81, of 509 W. South St., New Knoxville, died at 2:18 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
Billy E. Bush, 87, of rural New Knoxville, died at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on June 22, 1925, in Lima, the son of Everett and Charlotte (Rosell) Bush, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 22, 1944, he married Rose Mary Siegel, and she preceded him in death on March 19, 2004.
He is survived by three children, Richard (Chris) Bush of Lima, Thomas Bush of Stacy, Minn., and Susan (James) Manbeck of New Bremen; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Jean M. Lowman, 88, formerly of 621 Augustus St., St. Marys, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on March 30, 1924, in St. Marys, the daughter of Ralph and Amelia (Kammer) Ferris, and they preceded her in death.
On May 4, 1946, she married William J. Hail, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1964. On Nov. 26, 1974, she married Maurice Lowman, and he preceded her in death on May 7, 1987.
Richard P. Crouse, 88, of 930 Hager St., St. Marys, died at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1923, in Dayton, the son of Albert and Olivia (Balyeat) Crouse, and they preceded him in death.
On July 18, 1943, he married Marian Abbott, and she survives at the residence.